Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS)


Albert Brenchat-Aguilar

Albert has co-curated the public programme for each of the annual research themes along with the IAS team since 2018, with especial emphasis on interdisciplinary themes such as Laughter, Turbulence, Waste and Decay, and Growth. He is also the Editorial Manager of Think Pieces and Talk Pieces, independently published by the IAS; and History & Theory Tutor at the Bartlett School of Architecture. Until 2016 he was the editorial manager of the digital platform Ceramic Architectures, and worked as a practising architect for the restoration and rehabilitation of Bombas Gens Arts Centre. He received his masters degree in Architecture from the Polytechnic University of Valencia, his masters degree in Architectural History from UCL. He is a CHASE-funded PhD student at Birkbeck, University of London School of Arts and the Architectural Association with the project ‘Architecture or the Wholeness that is the Environment: Patterns of International Planning Consultancy c. 1957-76’ whilst cataloguing the archive of architect Otto Koenigsberger.